When you find yourself wracked with worry, sometimes the best thing to do is ask yourself if the source of your worry is something you have control over. Did you do everything you could to prepare for it? Is the situation out of your hands? It is no use wasting your energy over issues that are out of your control; rather, direct your focus to things in your life that you do have control over. The polar vortex won’t last forever, and whatever worry vortex you have today will fade by tomorrow.
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. I’m not sure, but it’s ok to miss your loved ones who are far away. Luckily, we live during the most connected time in human history where we have devices that allow us to say hey even to those in our hearts who are far away.